After one comes TWO which is still less than 3.
Two can mean opposites, conflicts, and it can mean connectedness, love and harmony as symbolized with Yin Yang.
In the world of chemestry, Helium (He) carries the atomic number 2.
Some people don't like being number 2, others use it as energy to strive for even more:
Being #2 means you have potential to become even better.